Parafransoletite R130056


Name: Parafransoletite
RRUFF ID: R130056
Ideal Chemistry: Ca3Be2(PO4)2(PO3OH)2·4H2O
Locality: Tip Top mine, Custer, South Dakota, USA
Source: Thomas A. Loomis TL-19 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: White bladed crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R130056
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R130056.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.3406(9)Å    b: 7.719(1)Å    c: 7.077(1)Å
alpha: 94.912(7)°    beta: 96.768(9)°    gamma: 101.860(8)°   Volume: 387.2(1)Å3    Crystal System: triclinic
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Calculated diffraction file.

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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Parafransoletite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Anthony J W, Bideaux R A, Bladh K W, and Nichols M C (1990) Handbook of Mineralogy, Mineral Data Publishing, Tucson Arizona, USA, by permission of the Mineralogical Society of America. [view file]

Kampf A R (1992) Beryllophosphate chains in the structure of fransoletite, parafransoletite, and ehrleite and some general comments on berllophosphate linkages, American Mineralogist, 77, 848-856   [view file]

Kampf A R, Dunn P J, Foord E E (1992) Parafransoletite, a new dimorph of fransoletite from the Tip Top Pegmatite, Custer, South Dakota, American Mineralogist, 77, 843-847   [view file]